Field Officer

About the Role
Use your experience and understanding of the mining sector to deliver suicide awareness and prevention programs to mine sites across NSW. As a Field Officer you will directly deliver training and community development initiatives to the mining workforce to raise awareness about suicide and its impact on the mining industry. This is an extremely diverse role, where your adaptable attitude, ability to work autonomously and passion for making a difference will be absolutely essential to your success.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Scheduling, coordinating and delivery of training programs to workers at mine sites across NSW
  • Regular engagement with NSW mines, encouraging new sites to adopt the program and supporting active sites to become accredited
  • Maintain a regular schedule of visits to sites to build and support volunteer networks on-site
  • Building relationships with stakeholders at all levels, from site workers to senior leaders 
  • Work collaboratively with Case Managers and other Field Officers nationally, working across other industries such as construction and energy as required
  • Maintain regular Field Officer records, collecting and maintaining data and statistics
  • Provide site support through critical incidents or postvention
Skills & Experience required
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Australian mining industry and its key stakeholders
  • Genuine interest in raising awareness about suicide prevention and mental health in the mining industry
  • A willingness to work with the existing ASIST intervention model
  • Ability to deliver programs effectively and be comfortable speaking and presenting to groups
  • A flexible and mature mindset, along with a calm, even-measured approach to working in a reactive environment
  • The ability to work autonomously and manage your own priorities
Benefits & Culture
This organisation fosters a friendly, honest and supportive team environment. Additional benefits include:
  • An incredible opportunity to make a difference within the mining industry
  • 5 weeks of annual leave, plus a monthly RDO
  • Work vehicle will be provided
  • Appealing base salary with 12% superannuation and salary sacrificing available
  • Travel insurance and income protection offered
About the Company
Our client is a national suicide prevention organisation, focused on delivering evidence-based suicide awareness and prevention programs. They deliver an integrated program of community development and support, utilising training as a tool to raise awareness about suicide and mental health in the mining industry.

Please include a covering letter outlining your interest and suitability for the role.

Click on the APPLY button, or contact Ashleigh McFadyen on 07 3846 7730

All Candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by email or phone.